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-mail as anything that we should all be shocked or superconcerned about it. i mean, every one of us can produce an e-mail from a white house, it doesn't matter of which party, that is far more ominous than what woodward got. >> what do you think? >> i think the bigger picture is -- the woodward thing is fun to talk about for a couple of days but we're on the verge of the perfectly dysfunctional political equilibrium with the sequester that may perpetuate itself indefinitely. this is happening now, the budget stuff at the end of march where the government may run out of funding, you've got the debt limit again coming back in may or june. so, this is going to stretch on for months in this kind of dysfunction that's insane. >> and, of course, we've been talking about the pope. we have ten seconds until we get to the next show. >> i hope the papal conclave doesn't last that long but with senator kerry meeting with the syrian opposition in rome, all roads lead to rome today. >> we're watching it. watching it. >>> "cnn newsroom" with carol costello begins right now. >>> happening now in the "newsroom," sa
during the proceedings, no video. your pictures are it. can you show us some of the pictures? and here we have -- talk us through it. >> this is the attorney, i think was the day that he did really well with oscar. >> and this is oscar pistorius? >> this is oscar pistorius. this is the judge and now for the state. just full of media, trying to create emotion and an idea of what's actually happening in court. just chaos inside there. >> the strongest image you've got here showing the emotion on oscar pistorius, which picture would you have? >> this is the family i did today. this is his coach at the back. this is his father and the sister and brother. so that was important with this judgment to get them into a shot and trying to get emotion. but there was no -- >> a took a lot of time. we heard from the coach saying he's very concerned about his mental well,. wanted him to get back into training. there were moments when he was breaking down in tears in the courtroom. were you able to capture those? >> yes, and in the previous ones that we're not showing right now, i tried capturing it, but
of trayvon martin, artist, activist chuck dee joins to us talk about his new project "beyond trayvon." you're live in the "cnn newsroom." and good morning, thank you so much for being with me. i'm carol costello. we begin this morning with what's being called the deadliest hot air balloon accident in the world in at least 20 years. 14 tourists killed today when a balloon exploded in the southern egyptian city of luxor. it's the site of some of egypt's most famous ruins. these were shot just before the explosion. rez reza sayah joins us this morning. >> reporter: this hot air balloon dropped 1,000 feet, the empire state building is a little more than 1,200 feet so this was a lengthy drop, officials say at least 19 people were killed, this incident happening in the city of luxor in southern egypt, the site of some of the most famous ancient ruins. officials saying 21 people were on board, almost all of them with the exception of the pilot were tourists, among them hong kong nationals, japanese nationals, british, the french. the operator of this hot air balloon was sky cruise. obviously ther
had just been to an inaugural. we have a responsibility to see a stop to this, and all of us are responsible. >> reporter: it was a day of mourning at king college prep high school where she attended. students spent the day with their parents and grief counselors trying to process her death and the toll gun violence is taking on their city. >> it's too much. every other day you're hearing shootings and killings, and now what's happening is more parents are burying their children and it needs to stop. >> reporter: ted rowlands, cnn, chicago. >> a $40,000 reward is offered for information leading to an arrest in that case. >>> "cnn newsroom" continues now with miguel marquez in for fredricka. miguel, off to you. >> thank you very much, randi. good to see you. >>> it's 12:00 p.m. on the east, 9:00 a.m. out on the west coast. i'm miguel marquez in for fredricka whitfield. thanks for joining us. >>> we begin in alabama where we're expecting any moment now a news conference on the tense five-day standoff outside an underground bunker. holed up inside is a terrified 5-year-old boy a
is allowed and what is not allowed which didn't used to be the case before. now before every exam every assignment the teachers try to be more explicit what is allowed and what is not. >> reporter: so ashleigh, she's explaining the changes that have happened at harvard since this all went down, that now teachers are being very clear on bhas collaboration, what's allowed and what's not allowed. harvard saying look, it took five months to review this to make sure it's been fair to all of the students, but there's been a lot of criticism of how this was handled by the university. some saying the penalty is too harsh and instructions weren't clear, ashleigh. >> all right. poppy harlow live for us as the bells toll as harvard. thank you. we are flat out of time. michael holmes will take the helm with newsroom international. >>> my thanks to you. in new orleans, it is making news as the game itself, we are talking about that blackout that happened at the super bowl, you remember early in the game's third quarter, half of the superdome went dark. well, who is to blame? we have a live report co
the president. thank you. >> reporter: so the point, of course, is to use the star power of these artists to try to put pressure on congress to pass new gun laws. at the same time increasing the visibility of the organization mayors against illegal guns. they're pushing for improving background checks on gun purchases, passing the recent proposal to make gun trafficking a crime. also promoting proposals to get high capacity magazines off the streets, banning certain automatic -- semi-automatic fire arms, so-called assault weapons. also, actress amanda peet brought up the issue of further mental health screening for people trying to buy guns. listen. >> doing nothing will fail. doing nothing has failed. to people who question the potential effectiveness and/or practicality of these measures, to the people who say it would have happened anyway or we won't catch everybody, i say doing nothing has failed. >> reporter: i talked to mark glades, the director of mayors against illegal guns, he was at the news conference. he said they want to show there is a broad coalition that cuts across all demograph
overrun. looking back, one of them said i'm surprised any of us made it out. but they are here today. and i would ask these soldiers, this band of brothers, to stand and accept the gratitude of our entire nation. >> there were many lessons from cop keating. one of them, our troops should never, ever be put in a position where they have to defend the indefensible. but that's what these soldiers did for each other, in sacrifice driven by pure love. and because they did, a grieving family was able to welcome their soldier home one last time and more soldiers are alive today to carry on, to keep alive the memory of their fallen brothers, to help make sure that this country that we love so much remains strong and free. what was it that turned the tide that day? how was it that so few americans prevailed against so many is we prepared for the reading of the citation, i'll leave you with the words of clint himself. because they say something about our army and they say something about america, they say something about our spirit, which iwill never be broken. we weren't going to be beat that
that case says social media has spurred a new class of crime. >> the use of social media to recruit young girls into the sex trade is definitely on the rise. preinternet, if they sent a letter to a young girl saying, you're cute, we think you should come work for us, it strikes me as impossible that that approach would have ever worked. so a crime like this, i think, simply couldn't have happened 15 or 20 years ago. >> reporter: one common move, having a woman reach out. >> i used to have to sit next to my ex-pimp and help him recruit girls. >> reporter: but those same pages used to recruit are also used to rescue. >> i can go and see who all liked this, and that can lead me to looking for girls who look like they need help. >> reporter: law enforcement sources say facebook reacts swiftly when notified of elicit activity on specific contacts. facebook says it takes human trafficking very seriously and built complex systems to flag and block such material. tag.com says it has numerous tech and educational tools to empower and protect users, and has a dedicated team to respond to unau
the penalty is too harsh and instructions weren't clear, ashleigh. >> all right. poppy harlow live for us as the bells toll as harvard. thank you. we are flat out of time. michael holmes will take the helm with newsroom international. >>> my thanks to you. in new orleans, it is making news as the game itself, we are talking about that blackout that happened at the super bowl, you remember early in the game's third quarter, half of the superdome went dark. well, who is to blame? we have a live report coming up about a minute out from now. >>> also in havana, cuba, the country's general election fiddle castro, the ailing revolutionary leader hasn't made an extended public appearance since 2010. and it's pretty significant. he's getting out again since there has been so much speculation about his health, of course. no surprise here he shared a message about the revolution. we have details on that coming up as well. >>> also in the persian gulf an oil tanker goes down as the rig workers there franticly try to get to safety. video you have to see. that's coming up here as well. >>> but first i
picture in the u.s., the first lady=í gown was, of course, a huge hit. was not the case in irane1iant(h wardrobe adding sleeves, raising the neck line on thee1çó glitte gown before circulating the image in iran. presumably it was a bit too revealinp for their culture, t before announcing best picture winner, mrs. obama,q she wore that dress to a white house dinner for the nation's governorsfá and, of course, the were no complaints. it was a gorgeous gown. >>> "cnn newsroom" continues right now. >>> it is the real life armageddon t(movie. scientists hope to crash a spaceship into an asteroid, all to prove we can be saved. the news is now.g a hot air balloon, full of pa&h% tourists, crashes to e1earth. but why? >>> plus, the bi >> we should notfá have to move third bill before the senate getse1 off their -- and begins do something. >> accusations fly just three days before automatic cuts hit ) rrñu and -- ♪ who let the dogs out >> investigatorskoo7o looking this kid's parents, a 10-year-old rapper whose video is raising a fewó[ so is the criticism fair? we're on it. i'm broo
minutes when that presser starts up. >> reporter: we've got them walking up right behind us now. sheriff olson, trooper kevin cook with the latest on this standoff that started tuesday afternoon when we're told that man, jimmy lee dykes, neighbors have identified him as, dragged the boy into that hole, into the bunker. let's listen for updates from authorities. >> good morning. are we all ready to get started? excuse me. i'm sorry. again, i'd like to thank everybody for your continued patience. our volunteers and our community for the continued prayers and support. i want to update you on our current situation. overnight, we had an open line of communication with mr. dykes. i know last night one of the questions was asked about the child's condition. mr. dykes through our communication we've been able to -- he's told us that he has an electric heater and some blankets inside, that he's taking care of him. we also -- he's also allowed us to provide coloring books, medication, toys. i want to thank him for taking care of our child. that's very important. and this time i'm going to let you
canister explodeddó sending this balloon plummetikf to the çóearth. ian lee is live for us in cairo. what happened? whatlp caused this? >> reporter: well,i] brooke, wh we're hearingñ now is when theq balloon was starting to come down, descend to land, is when thisi] tragedy struck. one of the valves, we're hearing, opened up, sending a c flame, catching the balloonçó o fire. two peoplexd bailed out when it wasfá just about tenxd feetq of] ground, including the pilot, sending the balloon straight up into the air to about a thousand feet. perspective, theçó empire state building is roughly 1200 feet. so quite a long drop. people killed. the head ofñ)q civil aviation authority is in luxor to investigate this crash. he said the balloon operatori] s operating legally. but thee1xd minister -- sorry,i department of tourismçóxd says co(> ny has had somefá violatio, so the1gñ will be investigating whatçó actually happened, brook >> ian, when.; see this number 19, as far as how many people werexd killed, did anyoneÑi sur? >> reporter: well, there with two people whoxd survived, a brit
moment. none of us have seen us before and neither have ouran set offers. what are we going to see in the next few moments? >> what's going to happen is at that magic hour that rolls around and the papacy ends and the empty chair begins, you will see the doors close and it's happening as we speak. their mandate is to protect the governing authority of the church. when that is no longer pope benedict xvi they will return to take them around the college of pardons who will possess the full authority of the church. >> they are taking a salute and doing their ceremonial retreat and in they go. that is the end of the swiss guards protecting pope benedict xvi as pope. now they will turn over to the reigning authority. >> we are literally witnessing a historic first. cardinal francis george of chicago is here and will participate in the election and is fond of saying in the church, everything happened at least once. that's not true tonight. this never happened before. >> let's listen for a second. >> the doors have closed. what stronger symbol than that. the doors have closed on the papac
to the superdome. superdome officials tells us, though, is that there is a piece of equipment that monitors that power feed coming into the building. it registered a, quote, abnormality. this is different from the malfunction we had at the super bowl a few years ago. the word of the day is abnormality. that would have triggered an auto shutoff. opened a breaker. then it is like in your house when a breaker blows. have you go to the basement and flip the switch back. that's what the officials had to do. they had to wait for all the power to ramp back up. goodell said he does not consider this any kind of black eye on the superdome or city of new orleans. he said the nfl will absolutely consider having future super bowls here. he declared this week a total success. even with a little bit after blackout. >> a little bit of a blackout. my goodness. what did the coaches -- i always wonder if when the game over, it is done, it is behind you. move on. or if you hear some harping on the things they don't like about coaches, players, anybody weighing in on this? >> reporter: well, it is interesting.
, believe it or not, for the nice fancy areas in manhattan, where they can't use really ugly stations, they have rock stations, where it looks like a rock, and you cannot tell, but inside, there's a hole where the rats go in and you put poison in there. wong said his company, has gotten more than twice as many complaints about rats and compared to a year ago. that is not what the state department is saying. they said that flooding can flush them out, but it can drown them. growing numbers or not, exterminator wood is said he sees new york in a whole different light. >> it's three years of doing it, you kind of get a -- you always oak looking over your shoulder. >> it's been keeping us busy. people's nightmare is a good thing for us. >> you can follow what is going on in the situation room on twitter, tweet me@wolf blitzer and tweet the show, and like us on facebook. thanks very much for watching. the news continues next on cnn. >>> i am don lemon and breaking news is that we are awaiting a press conference, a news conference that we expect to start in a moment, that will bring you the
. thanks, guys. i certainly appreciate you joining us for our special edition of "starting point." "cnn newsroom" with carol costello begins right now. we'll see everyone back here tomorrow. >>> happening now in the "newsroom," the clock is ticking. >> it's a terrible way to cut spending. >> food safety inspectors, air traffic controllers, teachers all staring down as the budget cut looms. >> they're inflicting more pain on the middle class. >> the president should be calling us. >>> plus tires flying, an engine in flames, 21 fans injured, yet the daytona 500 races on. >> i just want to reiterate how important our fans are to us as we continue to keep them in our thoughts and prayers. >> seven people still in the hospital, and track safety questions remain unanswered. >>> also, emergency operations are activated as a life-threatening blizzard hits the plains again. >>> and "argo" takes home the oscar. >> i think everyone in the movie, worked on the movie, was in the movie, everyone involved with the movie gets thanks. >>> and seth macfarlane, the best or boob? the speeches, the dresses,
to wrap things up. let us know what you think. cnn.com/sanjay and follow me on twitter at dr. sanjay gupta. a check of your top stories are next in the cnn "newsroom." >>> hello, everyone, i'm don lemon. thank you so much for joining us. as we go on the air tonight, breaking news. from the sports world. it happened just moments ago. it was a fiery crash that marked the end of today's nascar race in daytona. take a look now at these incredible images that are coming in. there is the video of that crash. listen. >> and a terrible crash coming to the finish. >> this is a big, big wreck. >> kyle larson's car with the front end. >> again, images of that crash, you can see it now in slow motion, sent that car hurdling toward the grandstand. engine parts flying right into the crowd. it happened on the final lap of nascar's nationwide race. our joe carter is there. also a cnn employee, john newsome, who was there too, just trying to enjoy the race. they both join us now by phone. joe, i'm going to start with you. what did you see? what is going on here? >> well, don, our location where we've been
on clips at the oscars. they tossed those out and gave us wall to wall entertainment, and it was great. >> entertainment with a capital "e" at the oscars. >> and the hilarious loser. some of seth's songs were just bad and wrong, and some were pretty funny and well done. let's listen to the loser song, which is how he wrapped up the night and we'll wrap up the show this morning. >> here's to the losers. >> yes, the losers. ♪ >> "argo," man, come on. >> we love that "argo." >> we do. this is a long opening. >> it's a long one. ♪ here's to all the losing works of art ♪ ♪ from lincoln to amour ♪ to the disappointed actors wondering what they dressed up for ♪ ♪ now the real performance starts with phony smiles ♪ >> it was cute. it was funny. >> just cut it off and rush it out. they did the entertainment well. >> somebody said to me, it's the first time i've laughed that hard at the oscars in a really long time. >> he made it a show. very different. new producers, new host. i thought they did a good job. thanks, guys. i certainly appreciate you joining us for our special edit
known, angela merkel, julia gillard and others. that does it for us. "cnn newsroom" continues. >>> blackmail, sex, scandal. allegations involving the catholic church swirl as the pope gets ready to leave. i'm brooke baldwin. the news is now. >>> fresh off maternity leave, yahoo!'s new ceo tells employees work from the office or quit. we'll discuss. >>> plus, nascar back in the spotlight, as danica patrick sizzles and 50 cent strikes a chord about race in racing. >>> and never a dull moment when piers morgan schmoozes with celeb. >> give me a big loser face. >> piers will join me live on seth macfarlane, the oscar parties, and what surprised him the most. >>> hi, everyone. i'm brooke baldwin. good to be back in the chair. good to see you on this monday. let's begin with the vatican. the vatican is in damage control. accusations of sex, money, and cover-ups at the highest level of the church, just three days before pope benedict xvi steps down. two italian papers say the reason he's leaving has nothing to do with his health and much more so to do with his explosive 300 page repo
always oak looking over your shoulder. >> it's been keeping us busy. people's nightmare is a good thing for us. >> you can follow what is going on in the situation room on twitter, tweet me@wolf blitzer and tweet the show, and like us on facebook. thanks very much for watching. the news continues next on cnn. >>> i am don lemon and breaking news is that we are awaiting a press conference, a news conference that we expect to start in a moment, that will bring you the information, we will bring it to you as soon as possible and it's the information on the horrific crash. here it is, seconds before the finish line, and then disaster. a rookie racer's car is sent hurdling into the fence, protecting the grandstand, it breaks into flaming pieces and tire and other debris fly through and over the fence. at least 17 fans were injured, one critically. no drivers were hurt. joe carter, cnn po nmpn sports is standing there. let's start with joe. joe, what can you tell us about the injured now? >> well, we are still waiting for an update, date of birth, we know, that like you said, no drivers hurt
things are definitely looking up. [ male announcer ] with no blackout dates, you can use your citi thankyou points to travel whenever you want. visit citi.com/thankyoucards to apply. >>> here is the dog named banana joe, wins best in show. the affenpinscher won the 137th westminster kennel club dog show in new york last night. joe, of course, going out on top. westminster was his final competition. banana joe beating out five other dogs that won in their own categories to be the top dog. "cnn newsroom" continues right now. >>> homestretch. the nightmare cruise is getting closer to shore. the next 24 hours could be the worst yet. i'm brooke baldwin. the news is now. >>> the hunt for fugitive is in flames. we're going inside chris dorner's final moments. >>> plus -- he inspired a jack nickholson character and today one of america's most notorious gangsters tells a judge why he should be let off the hook. >>> and a student sues for mediocre grade. my hot topics panel weighs in. >>> good to see you. i'm brooke baldwin live in the cnn world headquarters. california's largest manhunt is
, or tear gas. and they may have used other sorts of grenades as well. that could have set it off. there was a lot of gunfire as well. the gunfire could have set it off. those bullets create a lot of heat going into the cabin. it is not clear how it got started. but that's one thing we also hope to hear from san bernardino sheriff's office. >> miguel marquez all over the story for us in southern california. miguel, we appreciate it. make sure you turn into "ac 360" tonight. anderson will devote the entire hour to this manhunt and to the final shootout. and the fire there at that cabin. tonight 8:00 eastern. >>> meantime, how about the 4200 people still stranded on board that crippled cruise ship? they are now, though, at least one day away from freedom. family are already waiting at that port in mobile, alabama, where this carnival cruise ship is expected to arrive sometime tomorrow afternoon. >> he said the conditions have gotten so bad that they're asking them to use the restroom in bags and they were eating onion sandwiches and that was on monday. you know. i haven't heard anyt
. thank you so much for being with us. i'm carol costello. i want to bring you to rome now because we have some amazing pictures to show you, tens of thousands of the faithful filling st. peters square to hear the pope, who officially leaves office tomorrow. he took one final ride in his familiar pope mobile. you'll see it in a second. that's him sitting -- there he is, and he was waving there to the emotional crowd as the pope mobile moved slowly through that sea of people, heavy security flankd the 85-year-old pope but he could still feel the love. people trying, many holding rosaries and signs, all of them straining to catch one last glimpse of the man who has led the church for nearly eight years. the pope tended to the youngest members of the church, too. some handed them their babies, the pope kissed and blessed them and later the pope bid a final farewell. >> i was deeply grateful for the understanding, support and prayers of so many of you not only in rome but around the world. the decision i have made after much prayers have been in trust of god's will and the deep love of christ'
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